Gabapentin Warnings

Gabapentin, a prescription medication primarily used to treat seizures and neuropathic pain associated with herpes zoster, or shingles, is showing up in more drug overdoses. It’s a trend that’s worrying doctors and lawmakers. Since the drug was first approved for use in the United States in 1993, it’s largely been considered safe with little or …

How Gabapentin works

Gabapentin is a medicine that may be used for the treatment of certain seizure disorders or nerve pain. Gabapentin is a structural analogue of the inhibitory neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) that was first approved for use in the United States in 1993. It was originally developed as a novel anti-epileptic for the treatment of certain …